Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and HIV infection.

  title={Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and HIV infection.},
  author={Ana{\"i}s Vallet-Pichard and Vincent Mallet and Stanislas Pol},
  journal={Seminars in liver disease},
  volume={32 2},
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a clinicopathologic syndrome that includes a range of disorders associated with fatty liver from steatosis to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, defined by the presence of liver fat accumulation exceeding 5% of hepatocytes in the absence of other causes of liver disease such as alcohol consumption, viral hepatitis, or any other specific etiology. Half the patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who undergo additional testing for… CONTINUE READING


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